Richard Greene

Born Aug 25, 1918

Richard Marius Joseph Greene was a noted English film and television actor. A matinee idol who appeared in more than 40 films, he was perhaps best known for the lead role in the long-running British TV series The Adventures of Robin Hood, which ran for 143 episodes from 1955 to 1960.… Read More

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1918 Birth Born on August 25, 1918.


1933 14 Years Old He started his stage career as the proverbial spear carrier in Shakespeare's Julius Caesar in 1933. … Read More
1936 17 Years Old Greene joined the Jevan Brandon Repertory Company in 1936. … Read More


1939 20 Years Old 1 More Event
One of his most notable roles was Sir Henry Baskerville in the 1939 Sherlock Holmes film The Hound of the Baskervilles.
1942 23 Years Old He was relieved from duty in 1942 to appear in the British propaganda films Flying Fortress and Unpublished Story.
1943 24 Years Old In 1943, he appeared in The Yellow Canary while on leave. … Read More
1944 25 Years Old Greene was discharged in December 1944 and appeared in the stage plays Desert Rats and I Capture the Castle. … Read More


1951 32 Years Old In 1951, he divorced his wife, Patricia Medina, whom he had married in 1941. … Read More


1972 53 Years Old In 1972 Greene was unwittingly embroiled in the Lewis v Averay (No.1) court case, after a fraudster pretending to be Greene had purchased a vehicle.


1985 67 Years Old Greene died in 1985 of cardiac arrest at his home in Norfolk, England, at age 66. … Read More
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